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Starved for Justice: International Complicity in Systematic Violations of the Right to Food in Haiti

Sandra C. Wisner
10 May 2022

Starved for Justice: International Complicity in Systematic Violations of the Right to Food in Haiti Sandra C. Wisner Abstract A series of international economic assistance programs in Haiti has led to a protracted and worsening food crisis in the country, amplifying the country’s vulnerability to starvation and malnutrition, as well as natural disasters, like earthquakes…

The Right to Counsel in Eviction Proceedings: A Fundamental Rights Approach

Vamsi A. Damerla
5 May 2022

Vamsi A. Damerla* “Summary eviction proceedings are the order of the day. Default judgments in eviction proceedings are obtained in machinegun rapidity, since the indigent cannot afford counsel to defend. Housing laws often have a built-in bias against the poor. Slumlords have a tight hold on the Nation.”[2] —Justice Douglas Abstract Every day in the…

Seizing the Opportunity for Advanced Whistleblower Protections and Rewards in the European Public Prosecutor’s Office

Arielle Gerber

Arielle Gerber[1]* Abstract Corruption has destructive impacts on people and governments worldwide. Through the creation of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, alongside the passage of a Whistleblower Protection Directive, the European Union has signaled its commitment to fighting corruption and encouraging transparency in both the public and private sectors. However, implementation of the Whistleblower Protection…

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